The LDS Church Partners With Largest National Food Relief Agency To Supply Peanut Butter

A collective sigh of joy and relief rose up from the dozens of onlookers as the first jars of peanut butter from the Church’s cannery in Houston Texas earmarked for Feeding America moved down the production line January 26, 2017.  

Tabernacle Organist’s Invitation To Lutheran Music Minister Leads To Concert

Spring Texas – Celebrating a friendship and passion of purpose, Dr. Linda Margetts, Tabernacle Organist, performed in an organ concert for the community at Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring Texas.  The performance was part of the church’s concert series organized by Dr. Bill Brusick, Minister of Music at Trinity Klein. 

Family Point Charity Honors Mormon Mom For Support Of Refugee Families

At a recent luncheon of over 500 supporters for Family Point Resources in Houston, Texas, Trina Morford from the Memorial Ward in the Richmond, Texas stake was named 2016 Volunteer of the Year for her work supporting refugee families. 

Missionaries Promote Service, Self-reliance In Africa

Recently returned from serving an eighteen month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in sub-Saharan Africa, Sharon and Robert Berg of Pearland, Texas were full of enthusiasm for what they witnessed in the lives of African people.  

Groundbreaking For Long-awaited Katy, Texas Area Church

Eight shovels stood at the ready during the groundbreaking ceremony for a new chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 9100 Heritage Bluff Drive on Saturday, July 30, 2016.  Community and church leaders, as well as supporters and church members braved the heat and gathered under canopies set up for […]

Mormon Tabernacle Principal Organist Richard Elliott Premieres “Rhapsody” At National Organist Conference

The standing ovation said it all.  Richard Elliott, Principal Organist at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, was in Houston June 21, 2016 at the request of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) to perform one of several concerts during their biannual national convention.  Elliott was chosen to premiere the newly commissioned piece Rhapsody […]

Church Daily Dose ESL Program Changing Lives

Excitement rippled through the throng of more than 60 participants and families gathered at Spring Woods Middle School (SWMS) May 27, 2016 in Houston, Texas for the adult graduation of the Daily Dose program.  Daily Dose is an ESL, English as a Second Language program sponsored by a collaboration between Spring Branch Independent School District […]

Houston Area Volunteer Disaster Relief Organizations Tour LDS Welfare Center And Cannery

http://sbrown@lonestarlegal.orgHeeding their stated goals of “cooperation, coordination, communication, collaboration”   Texas Gulf Coast VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) members met recently at the welfare complex of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS/Mormon Church) located in north Houston.  In addition to the meeting VOAD members were able to see firsthand some of the […]

Mormon Missionaries Help School Kids Get Glasses

During Project See to Succeed, bright, shining eyes accompanied by wide smiles filled the City of Houston’s West End Health Center, as an army of volunteers including missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) helped the children navigate the comprehensive eye exam process.

Church Youth Prepare For Annual Trek Experience

Recently in a Stake Center in Richmond, Texas, members of The Church held a kick-off meeting for youth planning to participate in the church’s popular Pioneer Trek. This meeting mirrors other stakes in the Houston area and around the globe as they prepare and plan for spring and summer Pioneer Trek reenactments for their youth […]